Toy retailer Smyths heads to Eccles

Toy retailer Smyths has opened a brand new store at the West One Retail Park in Eccles, where special guests were on hand to greet shoppers.

Children’s characters including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Transformers welcomed customers to the new store on March 25th.

During the day, various activities were held to celebrate the store opening, including free face painting, candy floss and a live DJ.

Smyths has taken over a former 15,000sq ft Mothercare space, and has created 35 new jobs.

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